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APA (6th Edition) Referencing Guide

Referencing Guide based on the 6th Edition of APA style

Videos and podcasts

Youtube or online video:

Format

If the real name of the author is known:

Author, A. A. [screen name if applicable]. (year, Month day). Title [Video file]. Retrieved from URL

If the real name of the author is not known:

screen name. (year, Month day). Title [Video file]. Retrieved from URL

Examples

ABC News. (2018, January 4). African-Australian community calls for bipartisanship, not sensationalism [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-04/african-australian-community-calls-for-bipartisanship/9304580

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2017, October 18). Australia's welfare 2017 video news release [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/CzBJQmX-sb0

TEDx Talks. (2015, August 21). Housing affordability: Win the argument | Eliza Owen | TEDxYouth@Sydney [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/GzzHawjP648

The Weekly. (2017, May 10). The Weekly: Housing affordability [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/JFIfqn7WxqE

 

NOTE: If the file cannot be downloaded, but must be streamed on the site, use [Streaming media] instead of [Video file].

Yorkey, B., Son, D., McCarthy, T., Wettels, J. G., Golin, S., Sugar, M., ... Laiblin, K. (Executive Producers). (2017). 13 reasons why [Streaming media]. Retrieved from https://www.netflix.com/title/80117470

 

Please note: According to APA style, the "author" of Youtube videos is always the person or organisation who posted the video, even if they do not own the material or had anything to do with the content. For your assignments, it is preferable to find the official version of the video if possible.

Podcast or audio recording:

Format

Contributor, A. A. (Contribution). (Year, Month Day). Title: Subtitle [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from URL

Examples

Fennell, M. (Host). (2017, August 4). Download this show: Would you pay for this podcast? [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/downloadthisshow/vpn/8771498

Laura (Creator). (2011, October 24). Reported speech and Konjunktiv I [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://germangrammarpod.blogspot.com.au/

How many authors? Remember, there are rules for how to set out a reference, depending on the number of authors

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